In Her Own Words: Leslie Uggams and the “June is Bustin' Out All Over” Mystery Solved!

In Her Own Words: Leslie Uggams and the “June is Bustin' Out All Over” Mystery Solved!

A Tony winner for her turn in Hallelujah, Baby!, Leslie Uggams has had a long and storied career on the Broadway stage and in Hollywood. During an episode of Seth's Broadway Chatterbox, host Seth Rudetsky chose to focus on a rare less-than-stellar Uggams moment—an incident that had faded into obscurity until brought to newfound infamy via YouTube. Uggams tells the story of how she almost had to invent a new language to cover the “slipped” lyrics during a live performance of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “June is Bustin' Out All Over.”
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